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ive just bought a bottle of isopropanol and some lint free cloths, as i have heard this is good for cleaning cpu's. anyone got any other methods? wink.gif
post #2 of 21
This is the best!

The only kind that I use.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835100010

Normal tissue or toilet paper and the arctic silver remover. Then use the purifier on both surfaces before reinstallation!
Edited by Electroneng - 4/26/12 at 7:50am
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i was going to buy that kit, but for some reason didnt :\ and it was alot more expensive than that. forgot to mention im in uk. hence why everyone here is skint and everything is expensive. lol. cheers i will buy that kit too tho.
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91% rubbing alcohol and Q-tips are all you need.
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91% or better isopropyl alcohol works just fine! Just use coffee filters instead of tissue/toilet paper, or lint free cloth etc. Even if you don't have 90%+, 70%+ works fine too.
    
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post #6 of 21
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ahh excellent.
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Acetone?
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Originally Posted by GanjaSMK View Post

91% or better isopropyl alcohol works just fine! Just use coffee filters instead of tissue/toilet paper, or lint free cloth etc. Even if you don't have 90%+, 70%+ works fine too.

^^ This
Dont use tissue or toilet paper, it can leave behind a residue.
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91% or better isopropyl alcohol works just fine! Just use coffee filters instead of tissue/toilet paper, or lint free cloth etc. Even if you don't have 90%+, 70%+ works fine too.

^ this guy has it right, coffee filters will do u just fine, i just had a friend on mine say he has use them for that an they work great. i will be using that same method later today when my hyper 212+ comes in
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post #10 of 21
i used a fresh spunge and some cpu cleaner,citrus based kind.

did you do the pea method?

i didn't the first time,and so i took the cooler back off,got rid of the waste paste and then scraped the remander in to a ball and put that on my cpu,oddly enough it has totally covered the cpu in one.

oh, and i got antec formula 6 nano paste,pc world had priced it wrong ,so i got it at half price,made my day that.
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